For almost all skin cancers, the environmental carcinogen is sunlight, according to Professor Richard Marais. Here’s how scientists uncovered the link.
How long do you need to spend in the sun to make enough vitamin D? Cancer Research UK-funded research sheds new light on vitamin D and sun safety.
Category: Science blog October 27, 2017
We’d like to introduce the latest bunch of scientists that we’ve given funding to head up their own research teams for the first time.
Category: Science blog August 1, 2017
Dave lost his twin brother to skin cancer at just 28. Here, Dave tells us Mark’s inspiring story through his cancer.
Category: Science blog June 19, 2017
Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.
A new early stage study sheds some light on how a molecule helps ‘young’ skin cells move, which could tell us more about skin cancer.
Category: Science blog November 10, 2016
Read our final roundup from this year’s NCRI Cancer Conference, including how bacteria in the gut could help predict if immunotherapy will work.
Category: Science blog October 19, 2016
We step behind the microscope to look at research into shape-shifting cancer cells that’s funded by Stand Up To Cancer.
Category: Science blog July 21, 2016
Our scientists have revealed how a targeted skin cancer drug works, which could help tackle drug resistance.